'''New World Computing, Inc.''', was an United States|American video game developer
and video game publisher|publisher
founded in 1984 in video gaming|1984
by Jon Van Caneghem
, his wife, Michaela Van Caneghem, and Mark Caldwell.
It was best known for its work on the Might and Magic role-playing video game
series and its spin-offs, especially Heroes of Might and Magic
. The company was purchased by and became a division of The 3DO Company
on July 10, 1996.
Amidst financial turmoil, the 3DO Company laid off a large portion of the staff of New World Computing on April 15, 2002.
While a smaller, core staff remained at New World Computing, the 2003 in video gaming|following year
saw little improvement in parent 3DO's situation, and the company filed for Chapter 11, Title 11, United States Code|Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in the United...